Nicholas Barbieri Abstract Pastel Drawing, 1982
Nicholas Barbieri (American, 1942 – 2013)
Pastel drawing on paper
Signed and dated to the upper right
Nicholas Barbieri is best known for his use of repetitive circular motions in his abstract expressionist style paintings. He received his BFA with honors from Pratt Institute and continued his art education with an MFA at Lehman College. Barbieri’s exploration of the visual relationships and effects of light on form, structure, and space have evolved over his four-decade career. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions and has his work in many private collections including the Clock Tower Gallery, Empire State Building-5th Avenue Gallery, Hundred Acres Gallery, and The Hudson River Museum.
- warping and toning throughout the paper; minor scuffs and rubbing throughout the composition, especially to the lower margin.